gentile bellini

Bellini

[buh-lee-nee; Italian bel-lee-nee]
noun
1.
Gentile [jen-tee-le] , 1427?–1507, Venetian painter (son of Jacopo): teacher of Giorgione and Titian.
2.
Giovanni [jaw-vahn-nee] , 1430?–1516, Venetian painter (son of Jacopo).
3.
Jacopo [jah-kaw-paw] , 1400?–70, Venetian painter.
4.
Vincenzo [veen-chen-dzaw] , 1801?–35, Italian composer of opera.
5.
(lowercase) a cocktail made with sparkling wine and peach purée.
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Bellini (Italian belˈlini)
 
n
1.  Giovanni (dʒoˈvanni). ?1430--1516, Italian painter of the Venetian school, noted for his altarpieces, landscapes, and Madonnas. His father Jacopo (?1400--70) and his brother Gentile (?1429--1507) were also painters
2.  Vincenzo (vinˈtʃɛntso). 1801--35, Italian composer of operas, esp La Sonnambula (1831) and Norma (1831)

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Bellini Bel·li·ni (bə-lē'nē), Lorenzo. 1643-1704.

Italian anatomist known for his description of the anatomy of the kidney and his investigation into the sense of taste. Bellini's duct is named for him.

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